How do plants protect themselves against sunburn?

The team of Roman Ulm demonstrates how UVR8 receptors, once activated by UV-B, associate with proteins that assist them to be assembled in the cell nucleus and to develop responses for survival and acclimation. This study was published on July 11, 2016 in PNAS.

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Cells at the surface of an Arabidopsis leaf before and after UV exposure.